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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mntexel, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. mntexel

    mntexel New Egg

    Oct 30, 2010
    I have several small flocks: Iowa Blues, Buff Orpingtons, Arucauna, Penciled Cornish, and a very small group of full size Old English Games.

    I enjoy all my chickens. We donate all eggs to a local church education fund. Kids love to see the newly hatched chicks and to gather eggs when they visit. Youngsters are very interested in the different color of eggs and often puzzled when some freshly gathered eggs are warm. Several refuse to eat "store eggs"after a few visits.

    I am concerned about the future of the Old English now that pitting is illegal. The games are excellent mothers and beautiful. I fear many century old genetics will be lost now that fighting is gone. I do not fight birds, or sell birds for that purpose, and would like to meet other game fanciers that would be interested in preserving these full size Old English birds.

    I would also like to meet others with Iowa Blue flocks to share scarce genetic material.

    Thanks to all!
  2. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

    Jun 18, 2009
    SW Ohio
    [​IMG] from SW Ohio!!!!
  3. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

    May 6, 2010
    My Coop
    Greetings from Tucson and [​IMG] Old English Game birds always have interested me. So much spunk packed into such a small package.
  4. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    I think it's great that you donate the eggs!
  5. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from california
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. [​IMG]
  7. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 9, 2007
    [​IMG] from Missouri [​IMG]
  8. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    South Central Texas
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Texas
  9. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    Welcome, from Eastern Wa.

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